Midsummer in the Garden 2014


Come along with me on a brief tour of the garden, late in July. We’ll start on the deck, our new favorite place–with rainbow colored chairs, nasturtiums in window boxes and a hopeful Kniola’s morning glory climbing the new arch, this is a multi-use space.Then we’ll roam down to the vegetable garden–lots to see, lots […]

The Great Undertaking


144 apples, 48 crusts, numerous cups of flour and endless hours of rolling, slicing, peeling, and crimping and the result: 24 homemade apple pies. (and a nice big pie for Papa and a crisp for the non-gluten eaters) It wasn’t an easy task signing up to make 24 apple pies for the annual Walter Hunt […]

Don’t turn your back on that corn!


We are now officially at the autumn equinox, (and surprise, surprise), we’ve had a first, light, frost, the apples (a bumper crop) are turning red, lots of butternut squash is appearing, sunflowers are looming and the corn is unbelievable! Here are the corn beds today:   This is what they looked like in June! Sometimes […]